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Old 18. Nov 2010, 10:02 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by 1002richards View Post
Are you using a Dell by any chance? On Ubuntu 10.10 and derivatives (eg Zorin, Mint etc) this simple fix works: ignore the fact it says Dell Mini - it works on my laptop.

Hope this is of help to someone?

Thanks for the tip but I've got a custom built desktop cobbled together with the best of what was cheap at the time

It's actually a pretty good machine but rather than mess around with alien drivers I've decided to just use the modem on my spare machine which is still Ubuntu 10.10 if and when (more often when) the cable connection goes down.
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